Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019, Page: 6-12
An English Oblique Translation Analysis of “Twitter” Social Networking Website into Indonesian: An Applied Linguistics Study
Herman, Department of English Education, Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
Juniyati Rajagukguk, Department of English Education, Nommensen HKBP University, Medan, Indonesia
Received: Jun. 18, 2019;       Accepted: Jul. 15, 2019;       Published: Jul. 26, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ipa.20190301.12      View  493      Downloads  52
The objective of this research is to analyze and find out the oblique translation through the terms and sentences from English version into Indonesian version. Social media like Twitter is one of many media that are used by people to communicate for near or far direction. To be able to use the media, translation is needed in order to have a good understanding in communication. Since its importance, this research is conducted in order to analyze a translation from one social networking website, twitter, which is served into bilingual version, English and Indonesian. The data is analyzed through a translation theory stated by Vinay and Darbelnet. The theory divides the method of translation into 2 main parts, (1) literal or direct translation which covers borrowing, calque, and literal translation. Meanwhile (2) an oblique translation, which is also called as translation procedures, serves transposition, modulation, equivalence, and adaptation. The research method in this research used is qualitative description. The data are taken from each sentence written in English (as Source Language/SL) into Indonesian (as Target Language/TL). After describing a translation theory about definition and translation procedures, it can be concluded that all procedures (oblique translation) are used and found in one social networking service, twitter. They are transposition, modulation, equivalence, and adaptation.
English, Indonesian, Oblique, Translation Transposition, Modulation, Equivalence, Adaptation
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Herman, Juniyati Rajagukguk, An English Oblique Translation Analysis of “Twitter” Social Networking Website into Indonesian: An Applied Linguistics Study, International and Public Affairs. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2019, pp. 6-12. doi: 10.11648/j.ipa.20190301.12
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